Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Nova Friburgo

The area's culture and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Nova Friburgo. Renowned for its parks, rafting and mountain views, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Nova Friburgo

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Nova Friburgo has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nova Friburgo Country Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Nova Friburgo Cable Car (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Nova Friburgo

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Nova Friburgo. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Park Nova Friburgo (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Sao Clemente Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • President Getúlio Vargas Square (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Stone of Catarina (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Caledonia Peak (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Nego's Garden (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Nova Friburgo

The nearest airport is in Macae (MEA), located 47.1 mi (75.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Nova Friburgo?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 84 holiday lettings around Nova Friburgo. From 54 houses to 11 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Nova Friburgo?

Towering and mysterious, mountains are among the most ruggedly beautiful formations in the world. If you've ever yearned to try mountain living, we've got you covered. HomeAway has no less than 34 mountain holiday properties available. Of course, that might not be everyone's style. Fortunately, HomeAway has loads more options, including:

  • 22 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 22 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 13 riverside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Nova Friburgo?

Instead of going with a boring, cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could rent a whole house. You'll feel like you're part of the neighbourhood in no time! There are 38 options currently available on HomeAway. Prices start from £15 per night. If that doesn't agree with your group's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Farmhouse: 12 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £71 per night.
  • Hotel: 10 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £37 per night.
  • Apartment: 8 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.

Can I stay in Nova Friburgo in a large group?

Getting together with your loved ones can be heaps of fun, especially when you're under the same roof in a fantastic new place! If you'll be travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help you out. 5 house holiday rentals are listed. Presently, they're the top choice here for big groups. The holiday properties that are suitable for large groups here include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we've got 7 holiday rentals perfectly suited for that size. Stay a night for as little as £59.
  • If you've got 8 in your crew, you'll be happy to find out that there are 7 holiday rentals that are suitable. Prices start at £45 per night.
  • Seeking out properties for rent to suit 10 people? You'll be thrilled to find out we have 6 that will fit the bill. You can bag one for as little as £69 per night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your cousin and all your mates to Nova Friburgo.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Nova Friburgo?

HomeAway has loads of wonderful budget-concious rental picks. Treat your loved ones to an extravagant night out or stay a few extra nights with the money you'll have leftover. Olaria is a good area to have a look at if you want to keep your budget under control. HomeAway has 3 holiday rentals, and the average price is an affordable £21 per night. You'll find another 13 HomeAway holiday rentals awaiting you in or around Albuquerque. The average price in this area is £128 per night.